Tag Archives: The Press Book House

Women of Words poetry events

  The Women of Words will be a series of events held throughout November in order to raise funds for The Hunter Women’s Centre and White Ribbon Foundation. There are four events that will accompany the opening with female poets … Continue reading

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Wrap up of Poetry at the Press Book House

What a wonderful afternoon we had at the The Press Book House last Saturday 15th August. Thirteen very diverse, fascinating and engaging poets entertained us. Unfortunately Ivy Ireland was unable to attend due to ill health. Here’s part of my introduction: … Continue reading

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An afternoon of poetry at the Press Book House

Starving in a Garret and Papatuanuku Press is hosting an afternoon of poetry at the Press Book House Hunter Street, Newcastle on Saturday 15th August, 3.30 for 4pm start till 6pm. This is an open reading with each poet having … Continue reading

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Newcastle Writer’s Festival & The Press Book House

I’m so happy that the home of Starving in a Garrett was the host venue for two events for the festival. The first was on Friday evening as a lead up to the festival proper – the double launch of … Continue reading

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Hanging out with criminals

Yes, that’s what I’ll be doing at The Press Book House this Saturday from 10.30. I will be looking at photos from the police files in the marvellous book by Peter Doyle. I want to sit quietly and look at … Continue reading

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Poetry at the Pub February 2014

Tonight at the Wicko Park Hotel in Wickham, Newcastle guest poet Meg Dunn performed in a blaze of orange light and movement. It was wonderful to see a performance poet as experienced as Meg thrilling us with her art. According … Continue reading

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Starving in a Garret has a new home!

Thank God! It is lovely to have such a friendly place with good coffee where I can relax and write and do my Starving in a Garret sessions. The Press Book House is the perfect place to catch up with friends, browse … Continue reading

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